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Record heat for the first day back-to-school.

RICHMOND, Va. – The high Tuesday reached 101 degrees in Richmond, making it the hottest day in the River City in more than two years.  It also set a new record for September 2, breaking the old record of 100 set in 1980.

Even more impressive is the fact that the 101-degree high yesterday is the hottest for any day in September in 60 years!  The last time we reached 101 or higher was on September 7th, 1954.

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In case you’re curious, the hottest September day ever recorded in Richmond was 103 degrees on September 7, 1954.

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